Vintage Guitar Building plans are as ubiquitous on the Internet as they are inaccurate.
Guitar PDF Blue Prints
I went on a hunt a while back for accurate ’59 Les Paul Blue Prints and what a nightmare that was… At any rate I eventually purchased a set and I had the opportunity to compare them to a real deal ‘1958, 1959, 1960 Gibson Les Paul Standard Guitar… Okay so the plans I bought were worth the money.
In the course of that hunt (and what a fiasco it was) I also tripped on some Free plans published under a Creative Commons Licence and I was able to compare these plans to the plans I purchased as well as a couple of other Real Deal guitars. And here I will share them with you:
This is just some of what I have found. More templates, blue prints and plans will be made available here in due course as I check them for accuracy and use licence.
These Blue Prints are being made available here for academic non commercial use only.
VIEW & DOWNLOAD PDF: ’50s Les Paul Blue Print PDF
VIEW & DOWNLOAD PDF: Les Paul Special DC Blue Print
VIEW & DOWNLOAD PDF: EDS 1275 Double Neck SG
VIEW & DOWNLOAD PDF: Dot 335